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Drug Addiction Facts

  • A recent article written in the New York Times points out that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that the ADHD diagnosis has been made in 15 percent of high school-age children, and that the number of children on prescription drugs such as Ritalin and Adderall has risen significantly to an astounding 3.5 million currently from 600,000 in 1990.
  • HIV-positive meth users experience greater neuronal injury and cognitive impairment than non-users.
  • Aside from the pleasurable effects of heroin users experience, individual's can also experience slurred speech, constricted pupils, droopy eyelids, impaired night vision, vomiting, and constipation.

Addiction-treatment-center.jpgOnce you have decided to make a change and get help for your addiction problem, the next step is to explaore your treatment facility options. Keep in mind that there is no one-size fits all facility. The most effective way to find an appropriate treatment program that meets your particular needs is to speak with an addiction treatment professional who can assess your specific situation and give you various treatment facility options based on your exact needs. We can help you with this. Simply call our Drug Treatment Help-Line at 1-877-683-7818 and you will be connected to an addiction treatment specialist who can help you find the correct treatment program for you.

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Substance Abuse Treatment Services

Substance abuse treatment services can be obtained in a number of settings along with different treatment lengths and plans to accommodate the various needs of clients with any sort of and level of addiction. With both short and long term and both inpatient and residential centers now being paid by many insurance plans, there's no need to put off receiving substance abuse treatment services for anyone who needs it.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the lower end of the spectrum of treatment solutions regarding level of care, for the reason that individual is able to maintain their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of having to remain in a rehabilitation center while undergoing treatment services. While this may appear ideal it may not provide the required change of environment than lots of people in rehabilitation have to have to have a successful rehabilitation.

Adolescents

When adolescents become involved in any sort of substance abuse, it is vital that they acquire high quality care to halt the problem in its tracks so that it doesn't get any worse and maybe put their future in jeopardy. Because adolescent drug use which persists often continues into one's adult life, mothers and fathers must stay vigilant and get their adolescent rehab when an issue is noticed in a facility which handles adolescent drug abuse. Several programs which treat adolescents provide both inpatient and residential rehab, that has been proven to be the most beneficial environments for rehab clients of this age.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders are what are identified in the field of drug and alcohol treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must deal with both disorders while in rehab in order to find resolution because one often exacerbates the other. Fortunately, there are several alcohol and drug rehab programs who can specifically address the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues face to enable them to not simply become abstinent but mentally secure and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never want to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Gays and Lesbians

It is essential that gays and lesbians obtain quality treatment services in a rehabilitation setting which can be discreet and has rehabilitation professionals available to them who understand the unique problems which they have to deal with in life. Because substance abuse for gays and lesbians may also be triggered because of the problems they face because of their sexual preference, a program which can help them resolve these problems and give them the confidence that they've lacked before arriving in rehab could be a crucial part of recovery for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with substance abuse may have distinctive challenges they have to overcome while in rehab, which treatment professionals within the program they elect to take part in should be keen of to ensure that a full recovery is possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is prudent to decide on a program that's accustomed to helping seniors and older adults tackle the unique life and drug abuse problems that these clients face which might include a broader spectrum of services including medical treatment and the like.

DUI/DWI Offenders

DUI and DWI offenders in many cases are given the choice or ordered to rehabilitation as a term of their sentencing. Often times, the offender can decide which rehabilitation program they wish to go to. When successfully completed, DUI and DWI offenders benefit from decreased sentencing options to be able to move forward in their lives without getting penalized any more.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when someone's insurance isn't going to pay for the total cost of treatment or will only cover some of it. In these instances, it may appear like a drawback but individuals really have a much more leverage due to the fact they can choose whichever facility they want without the limitations from health insurance providers that so many individuals encounter. In addition, rehab centers will frequently offer payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehabilitation at drug treatment programs which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation when the center is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must help out with establishing the person's rehab plan. Inpatient services are covered through Medicare Part A, with up front costs being the same as any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being covered through Medicare Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the expense of alcohol and drug rehab if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't a choice. If someone does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they may qualify for state insurance, they should check with their Social Services office within their area to ascertain if they are and then fill out an application. The majority of state financed insurance covers both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but typically only within the state which offers the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans generally cover some sort of alcohol and drug rehab service including outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation programs. Individuals may have to take part in an alcohol and drug rehabilitation facility that's within their network of providers and there can be other restrictions including the amount of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can choose an excellent facility they prefer and meet with a rehabilitation counselor to determine if their insurance covers it.

Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the price of particular drug abuse rehab solutions. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient centers as well as partial hospitalization are all paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare representative. There could be some limitations regarding how long a stay in inpatient drug rehab is allowed, and every one of these questions will be answered prior to starting rehab so that it's clear just how long and individual can stay in the rehabilitation program of choice.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance possibility made available from a variety of alcohol and drug rehab centers to help help individuals afford rehabilitation where this might not have been possible originally. For example, one client's price for treatment might be different and someone else whose financial situation is better which makes them more prepared to pay for the full cost of rehab. Registrars take into consideration other factors apart from income including amount of dependents to determine the ultimate cost and using the sliding scale.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug rehabilitation centers provide payment assistance to help individuals who may not have sufficient funds to self pay for rehab or whose medical insurance won't supply coverage or full coverage for his or her stay. For instance, Sometimes insurance only covers a short-term facility when in fact a long-term center is going to be the more suitable option. To see what payment assistance might be available, such as a sliding fee scale, consult the facility for particulars.

  • Action Counseling
    Action Counseling is an Alcohol Rehab and Drug Rehabilitation Facility that is located at:

    4911 West Canal Drive
    Kennewick, WA. 99336

    If you would like to contact Action Counseling, you can reach them at 509-735-7410.

    Action Counseling offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Dui/Dwi Offenders
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)